Jim Horn from Eckert, CO recently took down the Colorado State Championship. Jim was able to beat Charlie Dowell heads up for the full Vegas or Bust package which includes airfare allowance and a hotel stay at Hooters, but both players have qualified for the National Championship. We look forward to seeing both players on July 4th in Las Vegas!
Kellee Moscoso (left) and Monica Pirlot (right) both from JR's Bar & Grill in Denver made the most out of their trip to Las Vegas to play in the Poker Pro National Championship. Keellee and Monica sat down with the remaining 75 players left in the Poker Pro Promotion to see who the top 10 would be that would win a seat into the following days $1,080 Bellagio annual Five Diamond Classic tournament. First place was the coveted $10,000 FPN Poker Pro contract. Kellee got off to a great start becoming an early chip leader and she rode that wave to the final table. She was joined by her fellow JR's weekly poker player Monica when she got their. At the final table Monica ended up going out in eigth respectively, she still had a lot of interest in rooting Kellee onto a third place finish. Both ladies were still was a big winners and got a free buy-in into the Bellagio's tournament the following day. Both go back to Colorado with a life time experiance and a great story all by playing free poker.
In Colorado the ladies have made a strong showing as three out of the four qualifiers were females. Kellee Moscoso and Lorreta Ray each won the full trip package to the Poker Pro National Championship. Joining them will be Larry Knobb and Monica Pirlot who have also qualified.
The Free Poker Network would like to welcome Fat Fenders Grille & Saloon to the league. They are the newest location to the Denver area. Fat Fenders is located in Sheridan, CO at 2490 W Hampden. They will start on Wednesday June 1st at 7pm. Welcome Aboard!
The Eastern and Western Colorado Championships were held this past weekend in Delta and Denver respectively. In Delta, Joe Stack (pictured middle left) reigned supreme by beating former champion Darby Rolph (pictured left, right side) who won the invitation to the National Championship in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 2nd for his second place accomplishment. For Joe's championship he has won himself the travel package which includes money for airfare and hotel accommodations.
On the other side of the state in Denver our first ever Eastern Colorado champion was Randy King (pictured right, left side) . Just like Joe, Randy has won the travel package to Las Vegas to participate in the FPN Sin City Showdown National Championship. The runner up in Denver was Chris Hays (pictured right, right side) who has won the invite to exclusive National Championship.